Did you know there is such a thing as a soft-close toilet seat? No more SLAM SLAM SLAM (especially in a house with a few kids), and little fingers are safer, too. Great for those who are potty training, when on-the-pot-off-the-pot is an hourly occurrence. More "bathroom reading": Great tips in the Poop/Pee/Potty archive
Brought to you by the minds behind Baby Toolkit: the Diaper Valet. (If Adrienne and Jim are involved, you know it has to be good.) They sent one to me for review, and it’s so lovely I found myself slightly less irritated that I still need to carry diapers around (you’ll recall my youngest is […]
Jill’s brilliant take on toilet training bribery. What non-candy potty training rewards have best motivated your kids?
From Paul: A family friend’s son resisted potty training, so she put a ping-pong ball in the toilet bowl and had him aim at it. Aiming at the ball helped the little fella keep his concentration. Neat hey? Tags: Parenting, Potty training
AJ at Thingamababy has just reviewed toilet seats with smaller-toddler versions integrated into the lid. The timing couldn't be more perfect for us — I just watched my petite three year-old scoot herself onto the big potty and almost fall in, which sounds like a classic recipe for Freudian trauma. Tags: Parenting, Potty training, Toddler